2017-2018 Grant Recipients

Since the mid-1990’s, Komen North Louisiana has funded almost $5.1 million in local breast health programs and $1.5 million in national scientific evidence based breast cancer research.  The local programs currently being funded include:

Community Grantees

       

 

 

 

 

 

Delhi Rural Clinic, Richland Parish Hospital:  NELA Project Pink: No Woman Left Behind

 Serving the economically depressed Delta area, this program provides breast health education and screenings for the uninsured and underinsured patients. For more information, call 318-878-3737

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLK Health Center & Pharmacy:  Women’s Health Program

Shreveport

This program provides breast health education, screening and navigation services for medically underserved women in NWLA.  Program staff includes an African American Women’s Health Advocate and an Hispanic Women’s Health Advocate who utilize an array of outreach, education and special events, such as Mammograms & Manicures, to promote breast cancer awareness and screening.  For more information, call 318-227-2912 Ext. 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport/Feist-Weiller Cancer Center:  Partners in Wellness

Shreveport

The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center has an established health care screening program designed for early detection and disease prevention in underserved populations.   PIW currently offers free screening mammograms to the population of North Louisiana regardless of patients ability to pay in both the stationary clinic in Shreveport and the mobile unit that travels throughout North LA.   To make an appointment, call 318-813-4020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union General Hospital:  Union Parish, Together We Can Be Cancer Free

Farmerville

Provides mammograms and educational outreach to low income, underserved women.  Target population is women age 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in a year or more and are uninsured or underinsured.   For more information, call 318-368-9751

SMALL GRANTEES:

Breast Cancer Monthly Support Group Meetings: Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm at The Breast Center at 1505 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop (near Tinseltown) in Shreveport.  You do not have to be a Christus Health patient to attend.  All Survivors are welcome!  For more information, contact Denise Tindall at 318-453-7674

 

Gas Transportation Cards: Available for qualified breast cancer patients at CHRISTUS Cancer Treatment Center.  For more information, talk to your social worker.

 

Gas Transportation Cards:  Available for qualified breast cancer patients at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.  For more information, talk to your social worker.

 

Temporary Financial Assistance:  C. Wright Pink Ribbon Project provides temporary assistance to qualified breast cancer patients (ex. utility bills, rent).  For more information, contact Catherine Wright at 318-773-8464.